About Me

 

My Background I became interested in astronomical imaging when working with my teenage son on amateur astronomy in 1993. Since I lived and worked in North Bend on the cloudy Oregon coast from 1979-2002, I was one of the founders of the ARGO observatory in Central Oregon where I went in my spare time to image under clear skies. I retired in June of 2000 and in 2002 moved to a drier location. I am also one of the founding members/builders of the cooperative remotely controlled ORION observatory in New Mexico, although I have now sold my interest in both ARGO and Orion to concentrate on imaging from my backyard observatory. Lectures Rose City Astronomers 1994
Seattle Astronomical Society 1995
Oregon Star Party 1996
Oregon Star Party 1997 Imaging The Sky 1999
Sunriver Nature Center 2000
University of Minnesota Duluth - February 2001
Mount Bachelor Star Party - September 2002
Oregon Star Party - August 2003
Mount Bachelor Star Party - July 2004
Advanced Imaging Conference - November 2004 Magazine Articles "In Search of Faint Galaxies" - ASTRONOMY magazine, February 1997
"A Place for AstroImagers" - SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine, February 2000 Published Images CCD ASTRONOMY magazine - Fall 1994 - Comet Nakamura/Nishimura/Macholtz OREGON OUTSIDE magazine - Summer 1997 - Comet Hyukatake - M 27 - M 42 ASTRONOMY magazine - March 1999 - M 27 COELUM ASTRONOMIA (Italy) - April 1999 - Horsehead Nebula - M 27 COELUM ASTRONOMIA (Italy) - June/July 1999 - NGC 4565 - NGC 6781 COELUM ASTRONOMIA (Italy) - September 1999 - M 51 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - September 1999 - M 51 SKYWATCH 2000 - M 51 ASTRONOMY magazine - March 2000 - Cocoon Nebula SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - April 2000 - NGC 4565 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - September 2000 - NGC 7331 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - March 2001 - M 51 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine COVER - April 2001 - M 51 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - May 2001 - Van den Bergh 142 ASTRONOMIE (France) magazine - May 2001 - NGC 5907 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - November 2001 - Blue Snowball ASTRONOMIE (France) magazine - November 2001 - NGC 40 ASTRONOMY magazine - February 2002 - Horsehead/Flame Nebulae - Great Orion Nebula (best astrophoto) SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - June 2002 - NGC 660 ASTRONOMIE (France) magazine - November 2003 - NGC 246 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine COVER - January 2004 - Pelican Nebula SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - September 2004 - NGC 6826 SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - November 2004 - NGC 7331 and Stephen's Quintet SKY AND TELESCOPE'S Beautiful Universe 2005 - North American Nebula SKY AND TELESCOPE magazine - August 2005 - NGC 6572 SKY AND TELESCOPE'S - Skywatch '06 - NGC 4565 "The Needle Galaxy" BEND BULLETIN November 10, 2009 - Night Photos Special - M45 "The Pleiades" NIGHT SKY OBSERVER'S GUIDE (Vol 1 and 2) - 2009 - Numerous Images DEEP-SKY WONDERS - 2011 - M76 "The Little Dumbell" - NGC 6745 TÖLT Magazine (Danish publication about Icelandic Horses) - April 2012 - Akureyri Iceland Panorama NEW ZEALAND POST Ross Dependency Stamp - ($2.40) 2012 Cape Adare

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